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August 6, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Private School Parent: ‘I’m Disheartened That Our Children Are Being Used in This Tug of War’

On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new order that stripped local jurisdictions of their authority to prohibit local schools and school systems from reopening with in-person instruction. On Wednesday, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles doubled down on the county’s directive ordering nonpublic schools in Montgomery County to remain closed for in-person instruction until at least […]

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August 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Issues Emergency Order, Prevents Montgomery County from Closing Private Schools

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Twitter that he’s issued “an amended emergency order” that allows private and independent schools to set their own reopening plan. I have issued an amended emergency order ensuring that local schools and school systems retain the primary authority to determine when to safely reopen their facilities. My full statement: pic.twitter.com/DGcF5EBxx6 […]

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August 3, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: ‘Totalmente en Desacuerdo’ Respecto al Cierre de las Escuelas Privadas

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan escribió el sábado en su cuenta de Twitter que “está totalmente en desacuerdo con la decisión del condado de Montgomery de ordenar el cierre de escuelas privadas y parroquiales”. El anuncio se produce después de que el Dr. Travis Gayles, Oficial de Salud del Condado de Montgomery, emitiera una […]

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August 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

‘I Strongly Disagree’: Hogan on Montgomery County Directing Private Schools to Stay Closed

Gov. Larry Hogan took to Twitter Saturday to announce that he “strongly disagree[s] with Montgomery County’s decision to mandate the closure of private and parochial schools.” The announcement comes after Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued a directive Friday, ordering private and independent schools to remain closed through Oct. 1. (The county will […]

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July 31, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

State Data Shows Social Gatherings Are Significant Source of COVID-19 Transmission

According to Governor Larry Hogan, state contact tracing data shows that family and other social gatherings have been a significant source of COVID-19 transmission. During his press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan said that of all the people who contracted the virus state-wide, 44% attended a family gathering, 23% attended a house party, and […]

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July 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

In ‘Still Standing,’ Hogan’s Goes From Personal Loss to Becoming ‘Consoler-in-Chief’

Gov. Larry Hogan’s memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic and the Toxic Politics that Divide America” was released Tuesday. In the memoir, Hogan details his life from his childhood growing up in Maryland with a father who worked in politics to his experience battling the coronavirus pandemic as the governor of Maryland. […]

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July 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: Governor Hogan Provides Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic Wednesday

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will provide an update on Maryland’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts today at 3:30 p.m. The address will be streamed live on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Today at 3:30 p.m., I will provide an update on Maryland’s ongoing #COVID19 response and recovery efforts. Watch live on Twitter, Facebook (@GovLarryHogan), or YouTube […]

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July 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Poolesville Senior Sworn in as Student Member of Maryland Board of Education

Poolesville High School senior Jason Wu was sworn in on July 15 as the 35th student member of the Maryland State Board of Education. Wu was voted into the position by over 500 middle and high school students and appointed by Governor Larry Hogan. Wu has been active in student government since the sixth grade. […]

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July 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District Superintendent Jack Smith announced July 21 that for at least the first semester, schools will operate virtually here. When students […]

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July 21, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Hogan Warns Young People: ‘The Pandemic is by no Means Behind us’

After months in lockdown, people are itching to go back to work, schools are figuring out new protocols and the nation is trying to fully reopen. While many states have seen coronavirus cases go down, many others have plateaued or experienced resurgences of the virus. Maryland’s positivity rate is among those that continues to fall, […]

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